Soldier kills two over love affair

A soldier shot dead a young girl and her mother and injured her father in Katugastota this morning over a love affair, the police...

Lanka appreciates world support to defeat LTTE

President Mahinda Rajapaksa said Sri Lanka appreciates the support given by the international community to defeat the LTTE. Addressing the nation at the victory day...

Three cops killed in accident

Three policemen were killed in Pannala when the motorbike they were riding collided with a parked lorry this morning, the police media unit said. According...

G.L presents action plan to Hillary

External Affair Minister G.L Peiris presented an action plan to U.S Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on how the government plans to implement some...

Woman bites off lover’s penis

A Sri Lankan woman bit off the penis of her 30-year-old lover during a row on Friday, a doctor said, as police investigated two...

Labour says no credible probe in Sri Lanka

Britain’s Labour party says three years after the war in Sri Lanka a credible accountability process has still not been initiated from within Sri...

G.L meets Obama’s special assistant

External Affairs Minister Prof. G.L. Peiris has had talks with Samantha Power, special assistant to U.S. President Barack Obama and senior director of Multilateral...

Fonseka given bail in deserter case

Former Army Commander Sarath Fonseka was given conditional bail today in the case involving the harboring of army deserters during the last Presidential elections. In...

Jaffna student’s union secretary assaulted

The Secretary of the Jaffna student’s union was assaulted in Jaffna this morning by an unidentified gang, reports from Jaffna said. According to the Jaffna...

Petition against some Tamil political parties

Most Tamil political parties in Sri Lanka could become things of the past if the Supreme Court acts on a petition that seeks disqualification...

Thousands still missing after the war

Three years after the government of Sri Lanka declared an end to decades of civil conflict with separatist rebels, thousands of people are still...

Cabinet approves Fonseka’s release

Cabinet has approved the release of former Army Commander General Sarath Fonseka. Presidential Spokesman Bandula Jayasekera said that President Mahinda Rajapaksa has obtained the approval...

Citizenship for “Overseas Sri Lankans”

The Government has decided to amend the Citizenship Act No.18 of 1948 and the Immigration and Emigration Act No.20 of 1948 with a view...

Police arrest 13yr old for rape

The police have arrested a 13 year old boy for raping an underage girl, the police media unit said today. According to the police the...

Mechanism on LLRC recommendations: G.L

The government has developed a mechanism to implement the recommendations of the Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Commission (LLRC) accepted by the government, External Affairs...

Demand for heroin in Lanka increases

Indian enforcement agencies have sounded an alert on drug cartels using Kochi as a transit point for smuggling heroin to Sri Lanka, where the...

Probe continues on hotel death

The police are continuing investigations into the death of an American national at the Cinnamon Lakeside Hotel yesterday. According to police media spokesman Ajith Rohana...

Pro-LTTE radio broadcast in Sri Lanka

The pro-LTTE Transnational Government of Tamil Eelam (TGTE) today announced that it will start broadcasting Radio News to Sri Lanka starting from May 18 this...

Small levels of radiation in fish

The Sri Lanka Atomic Energy Agency (AEA) says it had found small levels of radiation in fish imported to Sri Lanka following the Fukushima nuclear...

Tiran meets MR on Fonseka

Democratic National Alliance (DNA) parliamentarian Tiran Alles met President Mahinda Rajapaksa this morning to discuss the release of former Army Commander Sarath Fonseka. The DNA...